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I am forwarding traffic from one domain to another which is hosting a site with Google Analytics. The forwarding is done via the registrar's URL forwarding tools, which allows us to avoid creating an extra cPanel account just for forwarding.

The issue is that all of this referral traffic is showing up as direct traffic in Google Analytics. How do I change it to be shown as referral with the source URL as the referral source?

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What type of forwarding are you doing (e.g., 301 permanent redirect, URL masking, etc...)? –  dan Jan 16 at 4:18
    
This particular one is a regular redirect without URL masking. See link: i.imgur.com/xDnBZai.jpg –  Knocks X Jan 16 at 8:27

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